The Coronavirus crisis has not only forced a complete change in the way many of us work, it has also triggered a spike in cyber crime.

Event details

The Lincolnshire Cyber Security Forum features industry expert speakers including Lincolnshire Police, EMCRC, NCSC, PDSC, Businesses, Academics, and experts from the FSB. The Forum provides attendees with access to the latest information on emerging cyber threats, criminal trends, best safeguarding practice, new technology, and staff training. We offer you advice and guidance on how to prepare, and protect your business, staff, and customers from cyber criminals.
Our April meeting will be focusing on: 

• Phishing & Staff Training, this is Part 5 of our Cyber Essentials presentation sessions and will be presented by Jae Forrester from Custodia Continuity.
• Detective Constable Anthony Jones – Cybercrime Investigator from Leicestershire Police will talk us through an interesting Cyber Crime Case Study. His presentation will cover incident reporting, case investigation to a cybercriminal arrest in the East Midlands.
• We will hear from Lincolnshire Police Cyber Crime Unit and Industry experts about the latest cyber-attacks and scams and those linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.


10.00 Welcome and update by Mike Johnson – Chair of the Lincolnshire Cyber Security Forum. 
10.05 Cyber Security Update the National and Regional picture by Neil Sharpley – Chair of the Home Office & Ministry of Justice Policy Units.
10.15 Monthly Update from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
10.25 Monthly Update from Neil Sinclair – National Cyber Lead at the Police Digital Security Centre
10.35 Monthly Update and the latest on scams from Harry Lancaster Cyber Protect Officer for Lincolnshire Police Cyber Crime Unit.
10.45 Keynote speaker – Jae Forrester Director at Custodia Continuity Cyber Essentials Session Part 5 – Phishing and Staff Training/Awareness.
11.05 Keynote speaker – D.C Anthony Jones – Cybercrime Investigator from Leicestershire Police Cyber Crime Investigation Case Study.
11.20 Questions & Answers.
11.30 Summary and Event Close

The event is free of charge and open to all businesses, both FSB members and non-members are welcome to attend, so feel free to share with your networks.  

Date of the next meeting: Thursday 17 June 2021

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Event contact

For general enquiries regarding the event please email to [email protected] or telephone 07816 453462.

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